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A Major Milestone for Dementia in Ireland: A National Strategy

Resource type: Video

The Atlantic Philanthropies |

In December 2014, the Irish government published a National Dementia Strategy, designed to tackle one of the key health challenges of the 21st Century. This was a watershed moment and one that Atlantic had been working towards for several years.

In this video, Mary Sutton, Country Director for the Republic of Ireland, and Eamonn O’Shea, Professor in the School of Business & Economics at National University Ireland Galway, talk about the path that led to the national strategy, and what it means for older people in Ireland.

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